Kohl Announces Retirement From Senate, Predicts GOP Overreach In Wisconsin Will Benefit Dems | Talking Points Memo

Sen. Herb Kohl (D-WI) has officially announced his retirement. Kohl’s decision to not seek reelection in 2012 opens up a potential top-tier Senate race, in a swing state that has become the center of a polarizing political debate over labor unions in the wake of Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s anti-public employee union legislation.

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